Nancy vs Rennes Predictions, Betting Tips and Match Preview

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Venue: Stade Marcel Picot

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Nancy vs Rennes Match Prediction

By Marius Hrebenciuc

Rennes will be looking to extend their unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to six games when they travel to the Stade Marcel-Picot to take on Nancy on Saturday night. Nancy were beaten 1-0 on the road at Guingamp, but it has to be said that they played with ten men after Modou Diagne saw red just before the half-hour mark. Meanwhile, Rennes fought back from one-goal down to secure a 1-1 home draw against Lyon thanks to a late equaliser from Firmin Mubele. Below we have our betting tips, predictions, team news and match stats all in our SBAT.

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Betting Predictions and Tips

Three of the last five meetings between these two sides have seen at least three goals scored, but I’m expecting a much tighter game this time. Both sides looked poor going forward throughout this Ligue 1 campaign, having scored just 50 goals between them. Nancy have only scored three goals in their last five home league games, while Rennes have failed to find the back of the net in three of their last four league trips.

Under 1.5 goals at 6/4

Both teams to score - No at 7/10

Nancy Preview

Nancy suffered a 1-0 defeat on the road at Guingamp last weekend to extend their winless streak in Ligue 1 to nine games. Actually, this was their eighth defeat in their last nine league outings. The most worrying fact is that Nancy have failed to score in seven of those nine games. This leaves Nancy only in 18th position in the Ligue 1 table tied on 28 points with the 19th-placed Lorient, just one point behind safety. Nancy’s biggest problem throughout this Ligue 1 campaign has been their inefficient attack, as they hold the worst offensive record in the division with just 21 goals scored in 31 league games. Issiar Dia is Nancy’s topscorer with just six goals under his belt in his 25 league appearances. On home soil, Nancy were on a six-game winning streak across all competitions between the end of October 2016 to the middle of January 2017, but they looked terrible over the past few months. They are currently on a five-game winless streak in Ligue 1 at home, having conceded at least two goals in four of these. In addition, Nancy have won their last seven home meetings with Rennes in Ligue 1, scoring just four goals in the process.

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Rennes Preview

On the other hand, Rennes have only lost once in their last nine league outings, but seven of these have ended in draws. They are currently on a five-game unbeaten streak in Ligue 1, winning once and drawing four in the process. Rennes currently sit in a comfortable 11th spot in the league table tied on 40 points with the 10th-placed Toulouse, and already eleven points clear of the bottom three. Similar to their Saturday’s opponents, Rennes have also struggled to find the back of the net throughout this Ligue 1 campaign, having scored just 29 goals in 31 league games so far. Giovanni Sio has been Rennes’ most in-form player throughout this Ligue 1 campaign, as the Ivorian striker is leading the club’s goalscoring charts with 7 goals in his 27 league appearances. Away from home, Rennes have only lost one of their last eight away games across all competitions, but six of these have ended in draws. The good news is that Rennes are undefeated in their last seven visits to the Stade Marcel-Picot, scoring at least two goals in four of these. Head-to-head, Rennes are unbeaten in their last two meetings with Nancy across all competitions, including a 2-0 win in the reverse fixture.

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Nancy Team News

Youssef Ait Bennasser, Tobias Badila, Serge N’Guessan, Joffrey Cuffaut and Benoit Pedretti are all doubts, but Modou DIagne is out through suspension.

Rennes Team News

Pedro Mendes and Morgan Amalfitano are both missing through injury, while Ludovic Baal is a doubt. In addition, Ramy Bensebaini is missing through suspension.

Nancy saw over 1.5 goals in 7 out of their last 10 games played

Nancy saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against Rennes

Rennes saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played

Rennes saw over 1.5 goals in 9 out of their last 10 games played against Nancy

AVG Goals

1.1

BTTS

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

Over 1.5 1H Goals

Over 1.5 2H Goals

Nancy Form Guide

Nancy Team Logo

Nancy

Won

4

Draw

3

Lost

3
L H

19-10-2018

Ligue 2

Grenoble Team Logo Grenoble

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

26-10-2018

Ligue 2

Valenciennes Team Logo Valenciennes

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

L H

02-11-2018

Ligue 2

Clermont Foot Team Logo Clermont Foot

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

12-11-2018

Ligue 2

Brest Team Logo Brest

FT 2 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

17-11-2018

Coupe de France

Annecy FC Team Logo Annecy FC

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W H

23-11-2018

Ligue 2

Red Star Team Logo Red Star

FT 1 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W A

30-11-2018

Ligue 2

Orleans Team Logo Orleans

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

D A

04-12-2018

Ligue 2

AC Ajaccio Team Logo AC Ajaccio

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

08-12-2018

Coupe de France

Saint Louis Neuweg Team Logo Saint Louis Neuweg

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

D H

14-12-2018

Ligue 2

Troyes Team Logo Troyes

FT 1 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

Rennes Form Guide

Rennes Team Logo

Rennes

Won

5

Draw

2

Lost

3
L H

28-10-2018

Ligue 1

Reims Team Logo Reims

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 1)

W A

03-11-2018

Ligue 1

Caen Team Logo Caen

FT 1 - 2

(HT 0 - 0)

L A

08-11-2018

Europa League Grp. K

Dynamo Kyiv Team Logo Dynamo Kyiv

FT 3 - 1

(HT 1 - 0)

D H

11-11-2018

Ligue 1

Nantes Team Logo Nantes

FT 1 - 1

(HT 1 - 1)

D A

25-11-2018

Ligue 1

Montpellier Team Logo Montpellier

FT 2 - 2

(HT 1 - 1)

W A

29-11-2018

Europa League Grp. K

Jablonec Team Logo Jablonec

FT 0 - 1

(HT 0 - 0)

L H

02-12-2018

Ligue 1

Strasbourg Team Logo Strasbourg

FT 1 - 4

(HT 1 - 2)

W A

05-12-2018

Ligue 1

Lyon Team Logo Lyon

FT 0 - 2

(HT 0 - 2)

W H

08-12-2018

Ligue 1

Dijon Team Logo Dijon

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

W H

13-12-2018

Europa League Grp. K

FC Astana Team Logo FC Astana

FT 2 - 0

(HT 0 - 0)

Nancy Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.1

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Rennes Last 10 Games Stats

Win Draw Loss

AVG Goals

1.4

BTTS

Over 0.5

Over 1.5

Over 2.5

Over 3.5

BTTS+Win

BTTS+Draw

BTTS+Lose

Cleansheets

H/T Win

Won to Nil

Nancy vs Rennes Sidelined Players

Nancy
3 Tobias Badila Injured
6 Youssef Ait Bennasser Injured
11 Karim Coulibaly Injured
4 Modou Diagne Suspended
Rennes
18 Morgan Amalfitano Injured
15 Ramy Bensebaini Suspended

Head to Head
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Probably Lineup

No. Pos Player M kg
16 GK Guy-Roland N'Dy Assembe 185 87
14 LB Joffrey Cuffaut 178 74
20 CD Michael Basser Chretien 179 67
24 CD Erick Cabaco 186 75
17 RB Faitout Maouassa 170 74
28 CDM Julien Cetout 183 75
26 CDM Vincent Muratori 178 65
18 CDM Diallo Guidileye 181 76
25 CM Benoit Pedretti 177 69
10 CF Issiar Dia 173 70
9 CF Maurice Junior Dale 186 81
No. Pos Player M kg
1 GK Benoit Costil 188 86
29 LB Romain Danze 184 73
32 CD Joris Gnagnon 182 89
4 CD Mexer 185 78
25 RB Afonso 170 64
7 CDM Firmin Mubele Ndombe 174 71
21 CM Benjamin Andre 180 76
26 CM Sanjin Prcic 182 76
11 CM Wesley Said 171 65
8 CDM Clement Chantome 180 71
13 CF Giovanni Sio 180 78